A. to pare
B. to nip
C. to whittle
D. to trim
She was overcome with a wave of ______ whenever she thought of her childhood in Bihar
His face was not made up of ………. and ……… but by the sheer force of thinking.
The secretary ship has been _________for a long time as nobody is _________ to undertake duties of the post.
He is much too _______ in his writings; he writes a full page when a single sentence would suffice.
If you are trying to make a strong impression on your audience, you can not do so by being understated, tentative, or __________.
The post-monsoon season routinely such storms at least twice a month.
Early _____ of maladjustment to college culture is _ ____ by the tendency to develop friendship networks outside college which mask signals of maladjustment.
They are making the new ball ————a lot this morning.
It is certain that human beings ______ latent power of which they are only ______ aware.
Before his marriage the Duke had led an austere existence and now regarded the affectionate, somewhat ____ behavior of his young wife as simply ____ .